The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.82% - 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% - 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 15
Median salary £45,000 - £34,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £40,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 466 488 729
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.69% 96.44% 98.78%
Number of salaries quoted 391 425 652
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (61.90%) Java
3 33 (52.38%) OO
4 27 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 25 (39.68%) SQL
5 25 (39.68%) Degree
6 24 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (38.10%) NoSQL
7 23 (36.51%) Subversion
8 22 (34.92%) Mercurial
8 22 (34.92%) Data Structures
8 22 (34.92%) Algorithms
9 18 (28.57%) TDD
10 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (23.81%) MVC
12 14 (22.22%) PHP
12 14 (22.22%) REST
13 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 11 (17.46%) C++
14 11 (17.46%) Web Services
14 11 (17.46%) LAMP
14 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
15 10 (15.87%) Node.js
15 10 (15.87%) CSS
15 10 (15.87%) HTML
15 10 (15.87%) MySQL
16 9 (14.29%) Microservices
16 9 (14.29%) XML
16 9 (14.29%) Scrum

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Force.com
4 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 7 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 7 (11.11%) RS-232
1 7 (11.11%) RS-422
1 7 (11.11%) RS-485
1 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 7 (11.11%) Wireless
1 7 (11.11%) ZigBee
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) NoSQL
2 10 (15.87%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 23 (36.51%) Subversion
3 22 (34.92%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.11%) Electronics
1 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) REST
2 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
2 11 (17.46%) LAMP
2 11 (17.46%) Web Services
3 10 (15.87%) CSS
3 10 (15.87%) HTML
3 10 (15.87%) Node.js
4 9 (14.29%) XML
5 8 (12.70%) jQuery
5 8 (12.70%) SOAP
6 6 (9.52%) JSON
6 6 (9.52%) RESTful
7 5 (7.94%) J2EE
7 5 (7.94%) Spring
8 4 (6.35%) .NET
8 4 (6.35%) Ember.js
8 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.76%) Laravel
9 3 (4.76%) LESS
9 3 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Algorithms
1 22 (34.92%) Data Structures
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Home Automation
3 6 (9.52%) Fintech
4 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.76%) User Experience
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (52.38%) OO
3 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 18 (28.57%) TDD
5 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.81%) MVC
7 9 (14.29%) Microservices
7 9 (14.29%) Scrum
8 8 (12.70%) OOP
9 7 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
9 7 (11.11%) Validation
10 6 (9.52%) DevOps
10 6 (9.52%) Web Development
11 5 (7.94%) BDD
11 5 (7.94%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (6.35%) API Integration
12 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.35%) Refactoring
12 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) SQL
3 14 (22.22%) PHP
4 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 11 (17.46%) C++
6 8 (12.70%) C#
7 7 (11.11%) ANSI C
7 7 (11.11%) C
7 7 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 7 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 7 (11.11%) Scala
8 6 (9.52%) Python
9 5 (7.94%) F#
10 2 (3.17%) Clojure
10 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.59%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Docker
1 7 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Graphite
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Zend
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Splunk
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Cloudscope
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 22 days ago